Pixomondo’s ‘Carnival Row’ Season 1 VFX Breakdown Reel

Leading design company, Pixomondo, has once more shared some of their great VFX work with AWN; led by VFX supervisor Max Riess, studio teams in Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Toronto and Los Angeles delivered over 268 final shots for the hit Amazon Prime Video noir-ish fantasy series, Carnival Row. Created by René Echevarria and Travis Beacham, the 8-episode series centers on mythical winged …

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6 UNDERGROUND: RICHARD HOOVER – OVERALL VFX SUPERVISOR – NETFLIX

6 UNDERGROUND: RICHARD HOOVER – OVERALL VFX SUPERVISOR – NETFLIX VINCENT FREI | 18 février, 2020 at 18:00 In 2017, Richard Hoover explained the work of Framestore on BLADE RUNNER 2049. He won a Best Achievement in Visual Effects at the Academy Awards for this work. He then worked on DUMBO. Today he tells us about his work on 6 UNDERGROUND by Michael Bay.How did you get involved on …

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Invisible VFX: The Art of Compositing

Visual effects should be so subtle that you think they’re real. Top image via Roy Peker. This must-watch video from Roy Peker is a great example of the power of VFX. Honestly, you just have to watch — and then watch it again. You’ll notice how Peker and the many artists who worked on the video used compositing techniques like rotoscoping and matte paintings to create realistic 3D environments — so …

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The Mill’s Blackbird Camera Car Is a Real-Life Autobot

VFX studio The Mill built their own adaptable camera car to replace any vehicle imaginable in post. The Mill teamed up with Performance Filmworks, JemFX, and Keslow to create the ultimate camera car. Unlike other camera cars and trailers, the new Blackbird camera car is designed to fully replace any type of vehicle in post. This is great for The Mill, because it allows them to use this …

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Camera Cars & Trailers – The Real Movie Cars

From high-speed car chases to luxury car commercials, camera cars are secretly driving alongside capturing all the action. Cover Image via Camera Car Industries Camera cars come in all shapes and sizes. They are classified as self-propelled vehicles engineered for mounting and manning cameras and equipment. They are often painted or wrapped in a matte black finish, so they don’t reflect light …

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De-aging the Irishman (updated)

The Irishman is an epic crime drama directed and produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the 2004 book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The film starts primarily in the 1950s when truck driver Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) gets involved with Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci) and his Pennsylvania crime family. As Sheeran climbs the …

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Truly Cloud-Based VFX: ‘The Aeronauts’

For VFX supervisor Louis Morin, Tom Harper’s wild ride through the skies of 1862 London was a journey filled with live-action shoots, stunts, digital doubles and one super-cold sound stage. The Aeronauts, directed by Tom Harper (Wild Rose) and produced by Amazon Studios, is an aerial adventure that takes place in a gas balloon high in the skies over London …

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Rising Sun Pictures Recreates 1966 Daytona Speedway in ‘Ford v Ferrari’

VFX studio builds photoreal replica depicting famous ’24 Hours of Daytona’ racetrack for James Mangold’s thrilling historical auto racing drama. Rising Sun Pictures helped to recreate one of the most thrilling events in the history of auto racing for Ford v Ferrari, the new film from 20th Century Fox and director James Mangold. The VFX studio, known for its work on films …

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